Latest iOS 12.1.4 Update Patches 2 Zero-Day and FaceTime Bugs

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Apple has finally released iOS 12.1.4 software update to patch the terrible Group FaceTime privacy bug that could have allowed an Apple user to call you via the FaceTime video chat service and hear or see you before you even pick up the call without your knowledge.The Facetime bug (CVE-2019-6223) was discovered by 14-year-old Grant […]

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Bomb Threat Hoaxer Exposed by Hacked Gaming Site — Krebs on Security

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Federal authorities this week arrested a North Carolina man who allegedly ran with a group of online hooligans that attacked Web sites (including this one), took requests on Twitter to call in bomb threats to thousands of schools, and tried to frame various online gaming sites as the culprits. In an ironic twist, the accused […]

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iCloud Possibly Suffered A Privacy Breach Last Year That Apple Kept a Secret

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Late last year when an unknown group of hackers stole secret access tokens for millions of Facebook accounts by taking advantage of a flaw in its website, the company disclosed the incident and informed its affected users.Similarly, when Twitter was hit by multiple vulnerabilities (#1, #2, #3) in the last few months, the social media […]

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Apple disables Group FaceTime after eavesdropping bug discovered

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Apple disabled Group FaceTime after a major security bug was discovered yesterday — Data Privacy Day. The bug allowed for major spying; users making a FaceTime call could eavesdrop on the iPhone of the user called. All the FaceTime video caller needed to do was add his or her phone number to the call before […]

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FaceTime Bug an AppSec Fail

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Apple has shut off Group FaceTime while it prepares a fix for a newly found security flaw found by a 14-year-old gamer. The glaring security flaw in FaceTime that has rocked the Apple community since it went viral late yesterday was actually was first found on January 19 by a 14-year-old who stumbled upon it while […]

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